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Los Angeles Events: Shooting Stars 2015

 The Original Farmers Market Welcomes Shooting Stars! We are thrilled to be hosting this year's Shooting Stars Cover Kids Event at The Original Farmers Market, Los Angeles on Sunday, Sept. 27, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Join us for a fun family day filled with activities and entertainment, and have your child's photo taken for a chance to be on the cover of L.A. Parent! This year we are offering … Read Article

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Strike a Balance To Keep Kids Hydrated

When Alan Nager, MD, Director of Emergency Medicine and Transport at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, commutes to work, he passes at least eight Starbucks and various other purveyors of caffeine along the way. “In summer, half the people there are adolescents,” he says. Nager, like many experts, says that drinks with caffeine, energy drinks, alcohol, sodas and drinks with lots of sugar in them … Read Article

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August Offers Unusual Film Adventures

After spending the summer going to see films such as Inside Out and Minions, what should families look for in August before the kids go back to school and time for fun summer activities is over? There are several intriguing movies coming out this month that promise to be entertaining as well as educating. Top Spin takes a look at the world of competitive ping-pong through the lives of teenage … Read Article

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Getting In Tune With Lisa Loeb

Music fans first became familiar with Lisa Loeb through her hit song, “Stay (I Missed You),” which premiered on the Reality Bites soundtrack. That tune marked the first time an unsigned act scored a number-one single, and its success helped Loeb garner a deal with a major label. Her Geffen Records debut, Tails, went gold, and her third album earned her a Grammy nomination. Besides music-making, … Read Article